present participle of jump-start
as in stimulating
to give life, vigor, or spirit to an intentionally provocative comment that was supposed to jump-start the discussion

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“Jump-starting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jump-starting. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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